Education campaigner Malala Yousafza has urged the Commonwealth to "build up a bright future" for children across the globe and protect them from being exploited through child labour and trafficking.
A new report by Save the Children says nearly 10,000 young lives have been lost, not just from bullets and bombs, but from a lack of basic medical care in Syria. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
The United States and the European Union have started a fourth round of negotiations towards the world's biggest free-trade deal. Ciara Sutton looks at their chances of sealing a deal any time soon.
David Cameron: Russians face asset freeze over Ukraine
International powers are to meet in London on Tuesday to work on drawing up a list of Russian figures who could face asset freezes and travel bans if Moscow fails to de-escalate the current crisis over Ukraine, David Cameron has told MPs.